Location: Kinglake, Melways Map 250 Grids H8 & J8 and Map Page 10, Grid N2
Access: Parkland Road (Map 250 Grid J8)
Facilities: Parking, toilets, BBQ’s, partial wheelchair access
Habitat: Bushwalks from Jehosaphat Gully pass through both wet and dry forest and lush fern gullies, banksia and grass trees. Wildflowers are abundant along the Mount Everard track in spring.
Park Notes & Map: Click here
Kinglake National Park is divided into four main blocks: Sugarloaf, Mt Everard, Wombelano and Wallaby Creek Designated Water Catchment (no public access to this block). Jehosophat Gully Picnic Area is at the northern end of the Mt Everand Block.
Typical Common Birds include:
Yellow-tailed Black-Cockatoo; Gang-gang Cockatoo; Sulphur-crested Cockatoo; Crimson Rosella; Laughing Kookaburra; Superb Lyrebird; White-throated Treecreeper; Superb Fairy-wren; White-browed Scrubwren; Striated Thornbill; Buff-rumped Thornbill; Brown Thornbill; Spotted Pardalote; Eastern Spinebill; Yellow-faced Honeyeater; Red Wattlebird; Crescent Honeyeater; Brown-headed Honeyeater; White-naped Honeyeater; Golden Whistler; Grey Shrike-thrush; Australian Magpie; Pied Currawong; Grey Fantail; Scarlet Robin; Eastern Yellow Robin; Silvereye; Bassian Thrush; Common Blackbird.
Other Possible Birds include:
Shining Bronze-Cuckoo; Red-browed Treecreeper; Striated Pardalote; White-eared Honeyeater; Spotted Quail-thrush; Eastern Whipbird; Black-faced Cuckoo-shrike; Crested Shrike-tit; Rufous Whistler; Grey Currawong; Rufous Fantail; Flame Robin; Rose Robin; Red-browed Finch.
Photographs by Damian Kelly